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Recalling King’s Later Legacy

Recalling King’s Later Legacy

January 21, 2013

Focus on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s message should include economic, political justice for all, HDS professor Jonathan Walton tells memorial gathering.

Inside India’s Pop-up City

Inside India’s Pop-up City

January 21, 2013

HDS professor Diana Eck and a team from Harvard map the Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest gathering.

HDS Alumna Helps to Build 'Bridges to Justice'

HDS Alumna Helps to Build 'Bridges to Justice'

January 15, 2013

Karen Tse, MDiv '00, walked into a prison in the African nation of Burundi and found children: an 8-year-old boy tossed into jail for stealing a mobile phone; 12-year-old girls imprisoned for "sex crimes"; a 2-year old girl who had spent most of her short life behind bars with her mother

Slideshow: Toni Morrison at HDS

Slideshow: Toni Morrison at HDS

December 17, 2012

The annual Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality was presented on December 6 by Toni Morrison, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emerita, Princeton University, and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

William Graham Receives Journal of Law and Religion Lifetime Achievement Award

William Graham Receives Journal of Law and Religion Lifetime Achievement Award

December 13, 2012

The Journal of Law and Religion presented its 15th annual Lifetime Achievement Award to William A. Graham, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, at the journal's 21st annual symposium.

Graham, whose scholarly work has focused on early Islamic religious history and textual traditions and problems in the history of world religion, served as dean of Harvard Divinity School from 2002 to 2012.